Vinayak Naik

Associate Professor, IIIT-Delhi

New Delhi Area, India


250 /30mins

Short Biography

I do R&D in Systems and Networks, especially Mobile Computing, Enterprise WiFi Networks, Data Centers, Virtualization, Software Defined Networks, Software Defined Radios, and IoT. I had received funding from Nokia Research, Microsoft Research, Google, and Govt of India.


Research Advisor to CTO, TCS

Jan 2017 to Present

Providing consultancy services in the space of IoT to CTO office and innovation labs of TCS

Member of Standing Expert Peer Committee for Public Health Research Initiative Grants, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)

Jul 2015 to Present

A member of the committee to evaluate projects, in public health, to be funded by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) under Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. The committee is chaired by Prof. Dileep Mavalankar, Director of Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar.

Consultant, Customs & Central Excise Department, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

Mar 2015 to Present

Review and plan pan-India IT system of the department

Associate Professor, IIIT-Delhi

Dec 2014 to Present

PG Chair from Jul'15 onwards

Member of Expert Committee to Evaluate R&D Proposals on Possible Impact of EMF Radiation Exposure, Science and Engineering Research Board at Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India

Jan 2014 to Present

A member of the Expert Committee/Task Force for R&D Proposals to study the Possible Impact of EMF Radiation Exposure from Mobile Towers and Handsets on Life (Humans, Living Organism, Flora & Fauna & Environment) and related R&D initiatives.

Chief Architect, Backpack Labs

Nov 2013 to Present

Designing architecture of a learning management system (LMS) product called Backpack. The architecture needs be scalable for large number of users, accessing the product from desktop and mobile platforms. The architecture spans cloud computing, networking, web server hosting, database, and notifications.




PhD in CSE, The Ohio State University

Apr 2016 to

, The Ohio State University

Dec 1999 to Dec 2005


Dec 1994 to Dec 1998

High school, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, D. G. Ruparel College

Dec 1992 to Dec 1994

, Parle Tilak Vidyalaya

Dec 1982 to Dec 1992

Push pixels...
Shovel coal into server...
Create mockups...
Defend the wall...
Draft storyboard...
Disrupt an industry...
Achieve profitability...
Become a unicorn...
Become Batman...